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A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

Melvyn Goldstein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249417
eISBN:
9780520933323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249417.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

It is not possible to fully understand contemporary politics between China and the Dalai Lama without understanding what happened — and why — during the 1950s. Continuing the story of Tibet's history ... More

Hygienic ModernityMeanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Ruth Rogaski

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240018
eISBN:
9780520930605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240018.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Placing meanings of health and disease at the center of modern Chinese consciousness, this book reveals how hygiene became a crucial element in the formulation of Chinese modernity in the nineteenth ... More

India and PakistanContinued Conflict or Cooperation?

India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Stanley Wolpert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in 1947, when “India and Pakistan were born to conflict,” this book provides a primer on what is potentially the world's most dangerous crisis. It distills sixty-three years of complex ... More

Into the Twilight of Sanskrit Court PoetryThe Sena Salon of Bengal and Beyond

Into the Twilight of Sanskrit Court Poetry: The Sena Salon of Bengal and Beyond

Jesse Ross Knutson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520282056
eISBN:
9780520957794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the turn of the thirteenth century, at the court of King Lakṣmaṇasena of Bengal, Sanskrit poetry showed profound and sudden changes: a new social scope made its definitive entrance into high ... More

It's MadnessThe Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea

It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea

Theodore Jun Yoo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289307
eISBN:
9780520964044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289307.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the critical years under Japanese colonialism (1910–1945) when mental health first became defined as a medical and social problem. Mental illness remains one of the most elusive ... More

Lever of EmpireThe International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book, an account of Japan's financial history and the Japanese gold standard in the pivotal years before World War II, provides a new perspective on the global political dynamics of the era by ... More

The Lost Land of LemuriaFabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories

The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories

Sumathi Ramaswamy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240322
eISBN:
9780520931855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the nineteenth century, Lemuria was imagined as a land that once bridged India and Africa but disappeared into the ocean millennia ago, much like Atlantis. A sustained meditation on a lost ... More

MabikiInfanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Fabian Drixler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520272439
eISBN:
9780520953611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272439.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of a society reversing deeply held worldviews and revolutionizing its demography. In parts of eighteenth-century Japan, couples raised only two or three children. As ... More

Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

Joshua A. Fogel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After centuries of virtual isolation, during which time international sea travel was forbidden outside of Japan’s immediate fishing shores, Japanese shogunal authorities in 1862 made the ... More

Making Japanese CitizensCivil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Simon Andrew Avenell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an expansive history of the activists, intellectuals, and movements that played a crucial role in shaping civil society and civic thought throughout the broad sweep of Japan's postwar ... More

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